Principal Interaction Designer
Jun 2013 - Present (7 years 10 months)
User Experience Designer
2007 - Present (14 years)
Thinker in three dimensions. Experience in human centered design, lighting, startups and computer modeling/rendering. Available for large and small projects.
Senior UX Design Manager, Map Platform
Sep 2012 - Jun 2013 (9 months)
Principle Designer Maps
Dec 2010 - Sep 2012 (1 year 9 months)
Launch of maps.nokia.com/3D and maps.nokia.com/webgl.
Jun 2010 - Nov 2010 (5 months)
Working in Prosumer Business group. Focus on Energy and FlipPro Cameras.
Apr 2009 - Apr 2010 (1 year)
Designing the future of mapping & Photosynth.
See examples of my work at rincover.com
Senior Art Director
Feb 2008 - Feb 2009 (1 year)
Creating prototype website interfaces for large corporations.
Fashion, charity, pharmaceutical, sports, and advertising industries. Development of wireframes, site graphics and branding elements.
2000 - 2007 (7 years)
Responsible for design, project management and client relations. Development of lighting products from concept to production for both in-house manufacture and external clients. Projects included lighting for homes, restaurants, bars, offices, museums and special events.
In 2003 started LED digital lighting concepts for show cars. Within 3 years created lighting for 11 show vehicles, including headlights, tail lights, and interior lighting.
Visopia LLC specialized in full color LED lighting design. In-house development of the Pixcell hardware and software technology, a full color-networkable animated lighting unit. The Pixcell was used in all projects designed and produced by Visopia.
Clients include: Mathmos, Ingo Maurer, Orange22, Volvo, Mazda, Toyota, Chrysler, Ford, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Ford, Kia, Nissan, Graft Architects and Telemachus Architects.
2002 - 2005 (3 years)
Responsible for company branding, product design and manufacturing.
Re-designed the initial invention into a manufactured, consumer friendly product with additional connection methods and colors. Established manufacturing partners and quality control requirements in China.
Led design team to create all Branding, Packaging, Playbooks, Web site and Trade Show materials. Created PixelBlocks trade show booth concept for Toy Fairs. Earned the nickname Mr. Pixel.
PixelBlocks is construction toy for children and adults. Composed of a single block shape and 20 translucent colors. PixelBlocks can be assembled to form 2D and 3D images and sculptures.
PixelBlocks may be found in 2500 independent retailers.
Harvest Moon Studio
2000 - 2002 (2 years)
Pantone International kiosk & motion graphics, installed in Home Depot as Behr Paint Interface.
Walt Disney Japan, Commercial Interface.
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, Kiosk Interface. Harvest Moon Web site.